CONTENTS CHAPTER I DEATH OF POPE LEO XIII. Sickness— Fortitude— Cheerfulness— Last Words — Death— Burial— Temporary Vault- Last Resting Place, Etc 19 CHAPTER II BIRTHPLACE AND PARENTAGE Location of Carpineto — Simplicity of the People — Delights of the Climate— The Pecci Palace — The Family Genealogy — Leo XIII., a Great Benefactor to His Native Town 33 CHAPTER III EARLY LIFE AND HOME TRAINING Birth and Baptism of Leo XIII. — Joachim Vincent's Boyhood — Home Education... Topics: Popes -- Biography, Leo XIII, Pope, 1810-1903, Popes -- Biography
"This book does not claim to be a history of the Pontificate of Pius the Ninth. Such a work could not be compressed within the limited dimensions of the present volume, and would require an access to documents not within my reach, as well as more time and attention than could be conscientiously spared from a large field of ministerial labor. I have merely sought to place in the hands of the general reader a story of exalted virtue ; of meekness, firmness, humility, self-respect, patience,... Topics: Popes -- Biography, Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878
"TO THE READER. The life of Pope St. Gregory the Great, now for the first time fully printed, is contained in an ancient MS. collection of saints' lives, formerly belonging to the Monastery of St. Gall, and still in the library at that place, numbered as MS. 567. The volume consists of 99 folios of parchment, 9 x 6~ inches in size, each page being numbered in a comparatively modern hand. The various lives are written in different handwritings but mostly about the same period. Besides the... Topics: Popes -- Biography, Gregory Pope I, ca. 540-604
CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. His Birth and Education. — Illness. — Enters the Ecclesiastical State. — Tata Giovanni. — Mission to Chili. — Archbishop of Spoleto. — Bishop of Imola. CHAPTER II. The Election. — Cardinal Mastai Perretti cho- sen Pope. — The Ordinance of Amnesty. — The Memorandum of 1831. — popularity of Pius IX. at Home and Abroad. — Opinions of American Statesmen as to the Pope CHAPTER III. Pius IX. and the Church at Large. — His First Encyclical. — Promotion of... Topics: Popes -- Biography, Papacy -- History -- 1799-1870, Pius IX, Pope, 1792-1878, Papal States --...
CONTENTS. 1. ST. PETER ...... 1 (First Persecution under Nero.) II. ST. LINUS, ST. OLETUS, ST. CLEMENT . . .13 (Second Persecution under Domitian.) III. ST. ANACLETUS, ST. EVARISTUS, ST. ALEXANDER . .24 (Third Persecution under Trajan.) IV. ST. SIXTUS, ST. TELESPHORUS, ST. HYGINUS, ST. PIUS, ST. ANIOETUS, ST. SOTER . . . .36 (Fourth Persecution under the Antonines.) V. ST. ELEUTHERIUS, ST. VICTOR, ST. ZEPHYRINUS, ST. CALLIXTUS . . . . . .49 (Fifth Persecution under Severus.) VI. ST. URBAN, ST.... Topics: Popes -- Biography, Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600, Papacy -- History